Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose CMC
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, (also known as: sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, carboxymethyl cellulose, CMC, Carboxymethyl, Cellulose Sodium, Sodium salt of Caboxy Methyl Cellulose) is the most widely used and the largest amount in the world today The type of cellulose.
Abbreviated as CMC-Na, it is a cellulose derivative with a glucose polymerization degree of 100 to 2000 and a relative molecular mass of 242.16. White fibrous or granular powder. Odorless, tasteless, tasteless, hygroscopic, insoluble in organic solvents.
This product is the sodium salt of cellulose carboxymethyl ether. It is an anionic cellulose ether. It is white or milky white fibrous powder or granules, with a density of 0.5-0.7 g/cm3, almost odorless, tasteless, and hygroscopic. Easy to disperse in water into a transparent colloidal solution, insoluble in organic solvents such as ethanol
Used as a thickener in the food industry, as a drug carrier in the pharmaceutical industry, and as a binder and anti-resettling agent in the daily chemical industry. Used as sizing agent and protective colloid for printing paste in printing and dyeing industry. It can be used as a component of fracturing fluid in oil production in petrochemical industry.